Notable Downgrades: GoPro (GPRO), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Yum! Brands (YUM), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD)

This morning, analysts at JP Morgan (JPM) downgraded shares of GoPro Inc. (GPRO) to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Overweight’. GoPro Inc shares were down almost 4% to $54.75 in pre-market trading, moving within a 52-week range of $28.65 to $57.45. The stock is up more than 80% since its late June initial public offering.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last several months.

Shares of 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) were downgraded to a ‘Sector Perform’ rating from ‘Outperform ‘by Pacific Crest on Thursday. The firm also removed the price target of $56.

Shares of 3D were trading lower this morning, off more than 2.57% so far, moving within a 52-week range of $43.35 to $97.28. The stock is up less than one percent year-over-year and down 44.23% year-to-date. 3D Systems was also initiated with an ‘Equal Weight’ rating at Morgan Stanley (MS).

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), an integrated resorts operator in Asia and the United States, was downgraded by Argus analysts to ‘Hold’ from ‘Buy’ rating Thursday. Analysts attributed the downgrade to slower growth prospects in Macau. LVS was fractionally down at $63.30 in pre-market trading, moving within a 52-week range of $56.99 to $88.28. Las Vegas Sands’ shares closed at $63.10 at the end of Wednesday’s trading session. The stock is up 12.76% year-over-year. Year-to-date ticker’s negative return registers at 19.44%.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

In a report published Thursday, UBS analysts lowered Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) price target to $85 from $90, which represents expected upside of 22% to the stock’s previous closing price. Yum! Brands, an operator of quick service restaurants in the United States and internationally, was down 2.50% at $69.69 in early pre-market trading, moving within a 52-week range of $64.08 to $83.58. YUM closed at $71.42 at the end of Wednesday’s trading session. The stock is up 2.09% year-over-year. Year-to-date ticker’s negative return registers at 5.47%.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

This morning, analysts at Cowen downgraded shares of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IRWD). Ironwood shares were down almost 1.50% to $12.99 in pre-market trading, moving within a 52-week range of $8.95 to $15.95. The stock is up more than 11% year-over-year and 11.89% year-to-date.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last several months.

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